Airport in Houston
Houston International Airport is named after US President George W. Bush. This airport is located about 30 kilometers north of the Texas city. It is the second largest airport in the United States after Dallas / Fort Worth. Its area is 40 square kilometers. From here, flights depart to many destinations, from domestic flights to Asia, Mexico, Europe, Africa, and more. More than 43 million passengers are served here annually and more than 1400 flights are made daily. According to these indicators, the airport is ranked 8th in North America.
The airport in Houston begins its history in the 60s of the last century. The commissioning of the airport was planned for 1967, but due to constant changes in construction plans, the deadline was delayed for another 2 years. The first flight was made only in the summer of 1969.
In 1997, the airport was renamed in honor of 41 US President George W. Bush.
Among the latest significant events, it is worth noting the flight of the Boing 737-800 aircraft in January 2007. The plane performed a demonstration flight on biofuel, which excludes pollution of the atmosphere and crops.
There is no doubt that an airport with such a high rating in the country and in the world should provide a wide variety of services to its passengers..
The airport in Houston offers a wide range of services, among which, first of all, a variety of cafes and restaurants can be distinguished. Any passenger will find a cafe or restaurant that meets his needs.
For children, there are entertainment rooms and rooms for mothers and children. Animators work on the territory of the terminals; interesting excursions are also held for school-age children..
For business passengers there is a business lounge with access to a computer, fax and Internet.
Free wireless Internet is also available on the territory of the terminals..
Standard services include banks, ATMs, post offices, currency exchange offices, etc..
For shoppers, the airport offers a wide variety of shops offering a variety of goods, from souvenirs to clothing..
There are several ways to get from the airport to Houston:
- Bus # 102 runs regularly to the city from Terminal C;
- The nearest hotels can be reached by minibuses, phone numbers for ordering are available at the baggage claim points;
- In addition, the passenger can always take a taxi. There is a list of destinations that are paid at a flat rate. When traveling to points that are not on the list, the fare is paid by mileage.